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Splashing around at Brown County State Park’s aquatic center

Do you find yourself looking for the perfect antidote to the winter blues beginning to creep in now that the holidays are over? Nothing screams summer fun like a trip down a waterslide and a splash in the pool. But Read more >

Time traveling at the Indiana Historical Society

I have had the pleasure of visiting the Indiana Historical Society’s gorgeous building along the Canal Walk in downtown Indianapolis several times in the past for various events. But I had never explored its exhibits, so I was excited when my Read more >

The lakes of Brown County

I’ve heard that the dry August/September we have experienced throughout most of Indiana may impact the vibrant colors of the fall foliage.  While Brown County may be the go-to spot for beautiful autumn scenery in the Hoosier state, don’t let what may Read more >

Freedom Field: Where everyone can play

As you approach Freedom Field in Columbus, Indiana, it appears out of a sea of soccer fields like a mirage of childhood wonderment.  This innovative 1.5 acre playground inspired a chorus of “oohs” and “aahs” from my 3-year-old nephew when Read more >

A morning at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge

When you make plans to visit a wildlife refuge, you naturally have expectations of thriving ecosystems and animal encounters.  Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, located near Seymour, Indiana lives up to that.  As we pulled into the entrance, we were greeted Read more >

Columbus: Unforgettable Getaway

Last week I visited Columbus to tour the town and see its top attractions. This is the third post in a three-post series about my trip. On my trip to Columbus, I expected architecture to be the focal point of Read more >

Columbus: Unexpected Family Fun

Last week I visited Columbus to tour the town and see its top attractions. This is the second post in a three-post series about my trip. The feeling I got when I stepped into downtown Columbus was delightful. The area Read more >

Columbus: Unmatched Architecture

Last week I visited Columbus to tour the town and see its top attractions. This is the first post in a three-post series about my trip. Sweeping landscapes, impressive modern buildings and a variety of public art make Columbus, Indiana, Read more >

Fair Oaks Farms: A Moooving Experience

Last week I visited Fair Oaks Farms with my colleague Jaime to experience a day trip there. This is the second post in a two-post series about our trip. The most extraordinary part of my Fair Oaks Farms adventure was Read more >